In the last 24 hours there has been a stir in cyberspace with the visit of Google CEO Sundar Pichai, with the mission of seizing opportunities with the promise of training millions of Nigerians, all with the aim of further improving the global network results. long-term company and also the visit of Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, a few months ago. The visits of these technological “heavyweights” are simply indicators of the fact that abundance breeds lack and lack can also result in abundance. If we can ask ourselves, why will the two billionaires visit a country, which has made us understand that nothing works, a country that apparently has no future and is consistent with corruption or, as some misguided young people will say, cannot even produce common teeth? ? to choose?
However, it is up to discerning hearts to see past the gloom and doom and seize the prospects, possibilities, and opportunities that arise from the recession. Coming out of the recession therefore means abandoning the traditional mindset and way of thinking that has kept us down as a people for many decades, particularly the teeming army of young people, and embracing entrepreneurship, with particular emphasis on the digital economy and based on knowledge. There are many businesses that can be started with a determined mindset, the right knowledge and skills, and little capital, which with the miracle of the multiplier effect will grow into several million other businesses, thus definitively curing the malaise that has become our fate as people and as a nation.
However, as Nigeria’s economic sphere slowly but gradually changes, its economic structure needs further diversification to overcome its exclusive reliance on oil. It is this change that will open the playing field for a new generation of entrepreneurs in Nigeria. People who can identify business opportunities in Nigeria know that the oil industry and being in government is not the only business or way you can get into and make money.
Therefore, we present to you some of the great and amazing businesses that anyone with a “small brain” can start and become the next generation of Dangotes, Elumelu’s, Okoyas, among others.
1. E-commerce: This is a very promising company and the best thing is that you will have all the tools and clients on the web. If you don’t have the necessary knowledge, you can partner with an established company to run your e-commerce business. The benefits are: low start-up costs, changes can be made instantly, potential customer reach, and you can easily measure results with profitable online marketing. Jumia and Konga’s success stories should serve as motivation, not threat.
2. Online tech support: You can easily set up an online tech support business and make a lot of money within a year or two of launching your business. This is a simple business and you do not need to be a tech expert to operate in this sector. I’ve met people who set up these kinds of companies and outsource the work to tech professionals.
3. Sports Viewing Center: The number of sports fans in Nigeria keeps increasing day by day. Do you have fallow land in your area that is free to use? Are there many young people who are passionate about sports in that area and there is no sports viewpoint? That is an opportunity. Take it. Trust me, the EPL season is right around the corner, you don’t want to miss this.
4. Game Center – Do you have youngsters in your spot hanging around most of the time and looking like they can do it with a source of entertainment? You can open a game center and keep them busy. You keep the community safe and your pocket safer.
5. Blogging – Who can be a blogger? anyone can As long as you have a passion for something and can translate it into writing. So, are you a great storyteller? A comedian? A poet? Do you have an abiding interest in something enjoyable? Can you write about this? Try to have a blog. It’s inexpensive to set up and easy to manage.
6. Application Development: Without a doubt, the world has gone digital and there is almost an application for each task. There are also new applications that can be developed to meet the needs of local businesses. So put on your thinking cap and up your game.